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Lake Orta and Isola Bella Tour

Duration: Flexible
Language: English
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  • Journey along the shores of Lake Orta
  • Boat trip on Lake Maggiore to Isola Bella
  • Visit the baroque Italianate gardens
What to expect

This tour shines the spotlight on two of Italy's lakes and surrounding scenery. You'll explore the peaceful shores of Lake Orta, considered the smaller yet prettier of all the lakes, before heading to Lake Maggiore. Here you'll take the boat out to Isola Bella where a palace and Italianate baroque garden await.

Known locally as La Cenerentola, or Cinderella, Lake Orta has an ethereal, unspoilt quality that gives it its own peaceful feel, far away from the crowds. You'll journey along the shores, taking in the tranquillity of wooded slopes above and the still water below.

Next, you'll head to Stresa on Lake Maggiore, where you'll take the boat out to Isola Bella, which was completely transformed from a desolate rocky islet in the middle of the lake to a blossoming garden crowned by a baroque palace. Take in the views from the tiered gardens and walk among ornate statues before returning to Lake Como.

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Entrance fees not included.

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Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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